Leonardo

Leonardo Gambacorta

Adviser
Monetary and Economic Department

Before taking up his current position, Leonardo was Head of Monetary Policy in the Monetary and Economic Department (2010-12). He was also Head of the Money and Credit Unit in the Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy Department of the Bank of Italy (2007-09). He holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick and a PhD in Economics from the University of Pavia. He worked as a financial analyst in the Supervision Department of the Bank of Italy (Milan branch) before becoming Head of the Banking Sector Unit of the Research Department (2004-06). He was a visiting scholar at the National Bureau of Economic Research (2002-03). His main interests include the monetary transmission mechanisms, the effectiveness of macroprudential policies, the financial intermediation process and the functioning of securitisation markets. He is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Fields of interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary policy
  • Central banking

Oct 2018

Other authors: Pierre-Richard Agénor, Enisse Kharroubi and Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva

BIS Working Papers   | No 752
Sep 2017

Other authors: Ryan Niladri Banerjee and Enrico Sette

BIS Working Papers   | No 662
Sep 2017

Other authors: Codruta Boar, Giovanni Lombardo and Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva

BIS Quarterly Review   | September 2017
Jun 2017

Other authors: Yener Altunbas and Mahir Binici

BIS Working Papers   | No 646
Jun 2017

Other authors: Stefan Avdjiev, Linda Goldberg and Stefano Schiaffi

BIS Working Papers   | No 644
Jun 2017

Other authors: Pierre-Richard Agénor, Enisse Kharroubi, Giovanni Lombardo and Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva

BIS Working Papers   | No 643
May 2017

Other authors: Andrés Murcia Pabón

BIS Working Papers   | No 636
Apr 2017

Other authors: Vittoria Cerasi, Sebastian M Deininger and Tommaso Oliviero

BIS Working Papers   | No 630
Mar 2017

Other authors: Adrian Van Rixtel and Stefano Schiaffi

BIS Working Papers   | No 614
Feb 2017

Other authors: Claudio Borio

BIS Working Papers   | No 612